The warning about microplastics pollution is finding its way to aquaculture, as a new study finds contaminated samples of fishmeal, a prominent aquafeeds ingredient.
Nutritional study with Nile tilapia compared three microalgal diets to a reference diet containing fishmeal and fish oil levels found in commercial feed.
IFFO Director General Petter M. Johannessen says fishmeal and fish oil offer unmatched nutrition and benefits to fuel aquaculture’s growth trajectory.
Kevin Fitzsimmons, leader of the F3 (fish-free feed) Challenge, says aquaculture may currently depend on fishmeal and fish oil, but farmed fish do not.
An evaluation of experimental juvenile kampachi (Seriola rivoliana) diets – with zero fishmeal or fish oil – finds significant potential.
Evaluation of partial replacement of fishmeal with soy protein concentrate in diets for pearl gentian grouper, a hybrid of giant grouper and tiger grouper.
Use of fish trimmings and byproducts in fishmeal and fish oil is a win for aquaculture. But challenges loom, including logistics and economics.
Fisheries improvements projects (FIPs) are an important mechanism for bettering South East Asian fisheries that supply into the aquafeed industry, a new report finds.
This study evaluated the effects of replacing fishmeal and fish oil with a plant-based diet in juvenile and on-growing rainbow trout from first-feeding.